German Politics and Society 39 (2021), 4

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German Politics and Society 39 (2021), 4

New York 2021: Berghahn Books
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German Politics and Society
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Peggy Ann Shaffer

Dear Colleague,

this special issue focuses on German politics and popular culture. Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal:

Volume 39, Issue 4
German Politics and Popular Culture
Guest Editor: Niko Switek



Using Popular Culture to Trace and Assess Political Change
Niko Switek


A Few Bad Apples or the Logic of Capitalism?: Neoliberal Globalization in the Economic Crime Drama Since the Millennial Turn
Sabine von Dirke

TV Journalism, Infotainment, and Reality TV: “Team Wallraff,” “Undercover Boss,” and the 2014 Burger King Scandal in Germany (As Seen on TV!)
Jörg Neuheiser

Staying Local, Going Global: Sustaining German Culture in “Dark” Times
Annika Orich

Political Comedy as Fuel for Populist Rhetoric?: Representations of Politicians and Institutions in the German TV Shows “Eichwald MdB” and “Ellerbeck”
Niko Switek

Invoking the “Yolocaust”?: German Memory Politics, Cultural Criticism, and Contemporary Popular Arts
Ralph Buchenhorst

Transnational Politics in Video Games: The Case of German Military Intervention in “Spec Ops: The Line”
Justin Court